Search Results: "David Judd Nutting"


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SECRETS TO A CREATIVE MIND by David Judd Nutting
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2012

"Clearly explains the science behind the power of creativity."
A successful industrial designer with a prolific career offers insights for tapping into the mind's creative power. Read full book review >

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PEDRO AND ME by Judd Winick
HEALTH
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Engrossing, wise, and impossibly brave. (Graphic memoir. 12+)"
Cartoonist Winick paints an emotional, graceful portrait of the life of Pedro Zamora, his roommate on the forerunner to today's reality-TV craze, MTV's The Real World. Read full book review >

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HILO by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"Solid. Expect this series to receive the same reverence as Jeff Smith's Bone. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
Hilo, D.J., and Gina have reunited to save the world from more impending robot invasions. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK by Alan Judd
Released: June 6, 1994

"An uneasy, unhappy, and unproductive mix of Ford Madox Ford and Stephen King."
Judd's fifth novel (Tango, 1990, etc.), winner of a Guardian Fiction Prize in England, pays self-conscious homage to Ford Madox Ford's classic, The Good Soldier, as befits a book by a Ford biographer. Read full book review >

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MONZA by Bob Judd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 1992

"As there can be few surprises in the time-honored plot, the fun is all in the scenery, the Italians, and the truly terrifying driving."
Forrest Evers, the world champion racer who drove flat out through Formula One and The Race, takes the wheel of a vintage Ferrari to rescue a terrified beauty from her Mafia-connected husband. Read full book review >

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HILO by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
Hailing from a big family of overachievers, D.J. feels largely unexceptional until he meets a strange boy who falls from the sky and helps him realize his potential. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 30, 2013

"A detailed biography that offers valuable insight into the lives of three accomplished women."
Judd (More Lasting Than Brass, 2004) offers a real-life epistolary tale of a bizarre literary love triangle. Read full book review >

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ALL THAT IS BITTER AND SWEET by Ashley Judd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 5, 2011

"A passionate reminder of the breathtaking misery of so many lives, and one woman's work in their service."
With the assistance of co-author Vollers (Lone Wolf: Eric Rudolph: Murder, Myth, and the Pursuit of an American Outlaw, 2006, etc.), actress Judd delivers a keenly felt memoir of a dysfunctional upbringing twined with an adult life of progressive social advocacy. Read full book review >

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RESTLESS HEART by Wynonna Judd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"The answers are all too predictable, and readers hoping for a fresh, insider's look at the country-music scene—or for celebrity dish—will be disappointed."
Judd's first novel about the travails of a singer-songwriter torn between Nashville success and the pull of home. Read full book review >

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MADE FOR LOVE by Alissa Nutting
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"An uneven effort from a terrific writer."
A glimpse into the future—which looks a lot like the present—from the author of Tampa (2013) and Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls (2011). Read full book review >

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Hilo by Judd Winick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"Continually fabulous. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
The titular towheaded robot hero returns with his Asian-American best friend, D.J., on another whirlwind adventure—this time to save their African-American friend Gina and, possibly, another world. Read full book review >

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TAMPA by Alissa Nutting
Released: July 2, 2013

"A taxing attempt to penetrate the mind of female child molesters with grimy, mundane results."
A middle school teacher in Tampa, Fla., goes to outrageous lengths to hide her voracious sexual appetite for adolescent boys. Read full book review >